With more than 17 years of experience in human resources, Bethany heads up our HR department and offers her consulting services to clients. Bethany is available to assist with workplace issues including employment law, regulatory compliance, policy and procedure development, employee recruitment, training and performance improvement, leadership assessment and development, and other employment relations issues.

Prior to joining our team, Bethany worked as an area human resources manager at a St. Louis-based international manufacturing firm. Bethany’s certifications include Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Society for Human Resource Management – Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

Bethany Holliday's Posts

Should Your Handbook Include a Harassment Policy?

Posted on February 14, 2018

HR
We recommend that a company’s human resources department implements a zero-tolerance harassment policy for the workplace. As we discussed in our last blog post on sexual harassment, employees should have clear guidelines on how to identify and report sexual harassment to the human resources department, and be encouraged to do so.

Encouraging Employees to Identify and Report Sexual Harassment

Posted on January 18, 2018

HR
All employees have the right to work in an environment that is free of sexual harassment or any form of discrimination. It is up to leadership and the human resources department to meet the requirements of  Title VII of the of the Civil Rights Act to maintain a harassment and discrimination-free workplace.

What Is Sexual Harassment? The Basics

Posted on January 16, 2018

HR
A spotlight shining on the #metoo movement has made sexual harassment, a once silent offense, a trending topic in the U.S. and around the globe. How can your human resources department ensure that your company is keeping employees safe?

Employee Discipline and Terminations: Termination Process

Posted on September 28, 2017

HR
Terminations are unpleasant, but avoiding them can lead to bigger issues in your workplace, including lower morale and efficiency. As a human resources company with over 50 years of experience, Cornerstone Insurance Group has gained valuable insight into how best to handle terminations within any organization.

Employee Discipline and Terminations: Objective Disciplinary System

Posted on September 14, 2017

HR
Developing policies for discipline and termination is a great way to prevent employee claims, especially when the policies are clearly communicated to new hires and maintained throughout the company. The experts at Cornerstone Insurance Group have over 50 years of experience in Human Resources and compliance solutions, and have seen how the lack of a solid disciplinary policy can negatively... Read More

Employee Discipline and Terminations: Types of Employee Claims

Posted on September 06, 2017

HR
Awareness of the various types of employee claims will help strengthen your human resources strategy and prepare your company for any possible litigation. Employees can make internal, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), or Human Rights Campaign complaints, or file a lawsuit against the employer with a formal Complaint and Summons. As experts in human resources... Read More

Employee Discipline and Terminations: Company Policies and the Employee Handbook

Posted on August 31, 2017

HR
Lawsuits are expensive and time consuming. When employees take legal action, it can also cause emotional discomfort and tension in the workplace.  In hopes of avoiding any business interruption related to employee discipline, companies may discontinue a relationship with a troublesome employee immediately — but a snap decision can lead to more problems down the... Read More

Explained: Worker Classifications

Posted on April 13, 2017

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The relationship between an employer and a worker is not always straightforward, but despite the possible discrepancies, it is extremely important to properly classify your workers with the help of your human resources department. Tax implications vary depending on the type of worker, and the penalties for misclassifying a worker can be huge.